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A therapeutic tonic to overcome disabilities - Art & Culture in China
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A therapeutic tonic to overcome disabilities

For artist Liu Yi, art was his magic pill in those bed-ridden teenage years.
Capturing beauty and desire with pictures and words - Art & Culture in China
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Capturing beauty and desire with pictures and words

"I am rooted but I flow," Virginia Woolf once wrote. It perhaps also best characterizes Belarus photographer Valery Katsuba and his work.
Buzzword: 饮茶先啦! Go grab a tea first! - Art & Culture in China
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Buzzword: 饮茶先啦! Go grab a tea first!

The popular meme comes from a video that Bernard Tee posted on his Facebook page in early March of 2020.
An idea on a mountain and pioneering art - Art & Culture in China
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An idea on a mountain and pioneering art

It was a god-sent opportunity for Robin Wong when she made up her mind to establish Art Pioneer Studio
废物点心 eye candy, useless trinkets, snacks - Art & Culture in China
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废物点心 eye candy, useless trinkets, snacks

 It originates from the Beijing dialect and is used to describe things that are beautifully presented, but of little use.
Buzzword: 降维打击 a dimensional collapse strike - Art & Culture in China
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Buzzword: 降维打击 a dimensional collapse strike

The expression comes from the Hugo Award-winning science fiction trilogy "The Three-Body Problem," written by Chinese author Liu Cixin.
Finding your inner peace in art - Art & Culture in China
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Finding your inner peace in art

When working as an art inspirer in Singapore, Ingela Johansson noticed many of her students "were looking for purpose," rather than just creativity.
Mighty war horses and stolen sculptures - Art & Culture in China
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Mighty war horses and stolen sculptures

Four pieces of the "Zhaoling Liujun," a set of six bas-relief horse sculptures from the Zhaoling Mausoleum, depict the favorite war horses of Emperor Taizong of Tang.
More than just pretty pictures: Learning new ways we can harness art for healing - Art & Culture in China
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More than just pretty pictures: Learning new ways we can harness art for healing

Shanghai Daily talks to Ingela Johansson on her virtual exhibition, an ongoing project and her ideas on the healing power of art.
Buzzword: 撕漫感 manga-ish, cartoonish - Art & Culture in China
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Buzzword: 撕漫感 manga-ish, cartoonish

A newly coined expression, "撕漫感" is used to describe people who looks or dressed up pretty much resembling certain characters in comics, Japanese manga and anime series.
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